Ashley's Green Life: How to Update Fireplace Brass


 

DIY Fireplace Makeover - At Home With The Barkers

This DIY fireplace makeover includes new stone tile, a hearth and a pine mantel. Beautiful modern farmhouse style that will fit any style home.


 

DIY fireplace makeover, before and after. -- A list of some of the best home remodeling ideas on a budget. Easy DIY, cheap and quick updates for your kitchen, living room, bedrooms and bathrooms to help sell your house! Lots of before and after photos to get you inspired! Fixer Upper, here we come. Listotic.com


 

DIY rustic fireplace mantel: the cure for a boring fireplace - Lovely Etc.

Learn how to build a simple DIY fireplace mantel. This rustic fireplace mantel has the charm of reclaimed wood but is inexpensive and easy to make.


 

How To Tile Over A Brick Hearth - Shine Your Light

Do you have an outdated hearth? This step-by-step tutorial on how to tile a hearth will show you how to transform it into a part of your home you love.


 

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Fireplace Makeover with Tin Tile

Let's just cut to chase and start with the before of my fireplace. The pros of this fireplace are the large size, lack of brass, and nice wood details. It's the oak and the tile that I just don't love. I am probably perfectly capable of ripping out the old tile and I seriously considered a fun herringbone patterned tile to take the current's place. I just couldn't bring myself to do it because...I was afraid I'd hate it in 10 more years. I just love an old fireplace look, something timeless. I love the herringbone tile look that is so popular right now, but will it scream "2015" a decade from now? Because one thing is for sure: I'm not tiling this fireplace twice. The new plan: tin tile glued right onto the old. Next challenge: making everything heat resistant. The first step was to eliminate the oak. I deglossed the wood with Kleanstrip Sander Deglosser and then primed with Zinnser Bullseye. I painted with several coats of white paint and followed that up with three or four coats of Varathane Polyurethane. I did quite a bit of research on the poly to use and decided on Varathane for what I hope to be it's resistance to yellowing as a result of high heat. The tile was up next. I started by buying nail-up 12" square tin tiles from metalceilingexpress.com. They were one of the few vendors I found that carried the 12" size I needed. I ordered the tile without paint and then used high heat grill paint from Home Depot and added a finish on top using a clear gloss enamel engine paint from O-Reilly Auto Next, I "glued" up the tiles using Rutland High Heat Silicone from Amazon. After reading all of the reviews I felt confident it would hold as needed. I applied generously to the tile and then placed around the fire box right on top of the existing tiles. Because this is a silicone the tiles would slip and slide on the vertical surface. As a result. I braced the tiles using scrap wood. I left the wood in place for at least 8 hours to ensure the silicone had a chance to really set up. As you can see below, the tile did not completely fill the space on the sides and top and I made a plan for adding trim. But first, I needed to make a decision about the tile on the floor before I could place the final pieces of tin tile against it. I debated painting the tile but was afraid of scratches. I debated just painting the grout to update the look but I finally decided to do the project fully and bought this lovely limestone tile at Home Depot. I ripped out the old tile and put in the new. Now, I can finally finish off the tin tile! I added narrow oak strips on the sides and dentil molding along the top. The finishing touch: caulk...lots of it! It filled in all the nooks and crannies that I simply couldn't get to. After a light coat of the spray paint and enamel on top of the caulk my project was done. Total cost: Tin Tile: $60 Limestone Tile: $50 Paint, Silicone, etc.: $25 Total cost of updated fireplace: $135 One last before and after:


 

How To Clean Your Gas Fireplace!

Jumping knee deep in soot and cleaning my fireplace isn't normally my idea of a great Friday afternoon, but it had to be done! So there I was staring at the black soot in and outside of my fireplace. I did a lot of research on how to clean your fireplace and on techniques to remove soot. It surprised me how many different products people use. Since this is my first time cleaning my fireplace, I thought I would try a couple different ways and see how they worked.


 

DIY Budget Fireplace Surround Makeover: From the Boring Brown Before to a Light, Bright & White After

We renovated our fireplace and gave it a dramatic farmhouse style makeover with shiplap, a ledge stone surround, & new mantle. We love our shiplap fireplace!


 

10 Fabulous Fireplace Before and After Projects!

10 Fabulous Fireplace Before and After Projects. Update your fireplace. Here ate 10 ideas using paint, planking, shelves and more!


 

DIY Fireplace Makeover - At Home With The Barkers

This DIY fireplace makeover includes new stone tile, a hearth and a pine mantel. Beautiful modern farmhouse style that will fit any style home.


 

AirStone Fireplace Makeover (before and after) - My Kind Of Style Blog


 

Dated Rock Fireplace turned Electric Shiplap Fireplace Makeover - Nesting With Grace


 

Brick Fireplace Makeover: You Won't Believe the After | The Harper House

This is the best brick fireplace makeover we've ever done and you won't believe how easy it was. Hint: you really need to see this tile...


 

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Hello All! First I’d like to say Thank You for visiting my blog. This is my very first post. I will continue to post projects as I create them, so if you like what you see please check back r…


 

Stacked Stone Fireplace Remodel | Installing Stone Veneer

A fireplace remodel transforming a basic builder grade gas fireplace insert box with wood paneling, into a beautiful floor to ceiling stacked…


 

This inspired me to paint my 90s fireplace. It was a easy DIY project. Turned out awesome.


 

Shiplap Fireplace – Living Room Renovation Part 1

My husband and I bought our second house knowing that the entire inside of it would need some updating and over the past 2+ years we have been slowly but surely making progress. Let’s just ta…


 

10 Fabulous Fireplace Before and After Projects!

10 Fabulous Fireplace Before and After Projects. Update your fireplace. Here ate 10 ideas using paint, planking, shelves and more!


 

MORTAR WASH BRICK FIREPLACE MAKEOVER

How to Mortar Wash a Brick Fireplace || Brick Fireplace Makeover || Mortar Wash Tutorial || Dimples and Tangles


 

DIY rustic fireplace mantel: the cure for a boring fireplace - Lovely Etc.

Learn how to build a simple DIY fireplace mantel. This rustic fireplace mantel has the charm of reclaimed wood but is inexpensive and easy to make.


 

How to build a Fireplace Surround - Beneath My Heart

Thanks for all of your sweet comments on my Fireplace Makeover Reveal yesterday. I wanted to hug all of your necks! We (mostly Cy) worked so hard on that fireplace surround, so it was great for us to read all the great positive feedback. I felt like y’all were giving us a bunch of “high fives”, and it was awesome. If you came to my house to see the fireplace in person, you and I would look something like this… And then we would go get a Coke at McDonald’s to celebrate, and probably eat chocolate too. Today, I want to show you the steps we took in creating our fireplace surround.


 

DIY Budget Fireplace Surround Makeover: From the Boring Brown Before to a Light, Bright & White After

We renovated our fireplace and gave it a dramatic farmhouse style makeover with shiplap, a ledge stone surround, & new mantle. We love our shiplap fireplace!


 

Affordable Family Room Makeover - At Home With The Barkers

One Room Challenge Affordable Family Room Makeover Reveal. Six weeks, a few new items and lots of DIY projects to a beautiful new space.


 

How to Paint Tile - Easy Fireplace Paint Makeover

How to Paint Tile - Fireplace Easy Paint Makeover. I'll show you how I did it in just 3 steps and no sanding! It was so easy!


 

Fireplace Makeover {Spray Paint Magic}

How to make over a brass fireplace using black spray paint. A fast and easy DIY project!


 

Fireplace Makeover: Tile Options & Plan | Centsational Style

*This post is in partnership with Floor & Decor. I’m preparing for a mini remodel of the fireplace in our family room. The gas fireplace is offset and because of that has never looked right to me. There is also a niche above which I feel very “meh” about, I’m not a big fan of niches, so I fi ...


 

Home on Mount Forest How to build a Faux Wood Mantle for $20 -

Faux Wood Mantle DIY-Completely transform the look of your fireplace for $20 in 3 easy steps with a couple pieces of lumber and stain.


 

A DIY How-To For The Farmhouse Shiplap Fireplace Of Your Dreams | Shiplap fireplace, Renovation, Fir

Want to turn your drab fireplace and mantel into a shiplap, farmhouse-inspired focal point? This DIY How-To is just the thing for you.